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Faro de Fisterra, Finisterre

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
Take the time to walk out to Faro de Fisterra, a lighthouse on a famous cape. As the nearest lighthouse to the Americas, the farthest west in Europe, it was appreciated by sailors as their last glimpse of home before many long days at sea. However, its bright beam served a much greater purpose: Its light reaches 65 km (40 mi) away, warning ships about this rocky coastline, known as the Coast of Death because of the many shipwrecks. Take a look at the collection of paintings inside. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Finisterre holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Faro de Fisterra and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The visats from which you can enjoy from this point are spectacular, no matter if it's sunny, cloudy or there is storm, any situation offers an incomparable view. Stop mandatory for all visitors.
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  • The Faro de Finisterre is the location of the ground Zero of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Beautiful scenery and beautiful sunset not stayed in the city.
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  • Almost at "the End of the earth! But you can't burn your offering to the Sun god anymore! Great place for pictures. 
  • You can't come to Finisterre and not stop here, the end of the world. The scenery and history and unmatched. This is especially true if you are a pilgrim completing the Camino de Santiago. Lots of opportunities for pictures here, as well as the ritual of burning some of the items you used on your pilgrimage and then look out at once was thought to be the end of the world and reflect on what has brought you here. Nearby options for food and souvenirs are also available. And be sure to look for the resident goat herd wandering about the area leaving clues of their existence on the grounds around you.
  • arrived here at the end of my camino back in May. Unreal sight and real sense of satisfaction to be had. will never forget the reviews
  • I felt so sad when I found that there are no way any longer. You can complete your long journey with the best sunset.
  • Unforgettable place for all pilgrims to Santiago ... just next to the lighthouse we descend into the rocks below where you see the bonfire through which the pilgrims ritually burned some of their clothes ... remain in those rocks into the night, with the ocean waves at the bottom and a roof of stars, is a priceless experience, especially after 1000 km walk to get right there
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  • As part of a Tour by Costa da Morte, make this stop to contemplate the lighthouse and the impressive landscape. As it progressed, made me feel small before the magnificent views and the vastness of the ocean. One of the areas most beautiful that I've had the lucky to see.
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